Course Submission for General Education Core

Instructions for Submission

The following statement must be checked in order to submit an existing course for consideration:

    “By submitting this form, we acknowledge our understanding that the Core Council has the authority to review approved courses to ensure they continue to meet the established goals and outcomes of that category of the core; that the Council has authority to develop a core assessment program; and that the Council will be developing review and assessment policies by the end of 2014. Further, we agree that if this course is approved, we will participate in the university-wide assessment of the core.”
Required Fields Examples
Date of Submission 04/15/14
Contact Person Typically, the person submitting the form
Core Area e.g., Humanities Social Science, Natural Science
Natural Science
Course ID e.g., ENG 2337
CRJU 2300
PSYC 2300 (For interdisciplinary courses, simply separate Course IDs with a comma.)
Department e.g., Biology
College e.g., College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences
College of Social Sciences and Communications
College of Business
Course Title e.g., World Literature
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Psychology and the Human Experience

Existing Catalog Description

In this section, please provide the course catalog description.(For interdisciplinary courses, simply separate Course Descriptions.)

Level of Consistency Among Sections

Please provide a narrative on how your department will ensure a level of consistency among various sections of this course. Be sure to include how this course will be consistent among different faculty members, adjuncts, student teachers, and various sections that may be offered online.

Chair and Dean Awareness

Your department chairperson and college dean must be made aware of your submission for core. By submitting this form, you are acknowledging that this has occurred.

Goals & Learning Outcomes

The goals and learning outcomes will be automatically populated in the proposal once you have indicated the core area of your course.

Learning Objective

Use this section to provide the learning objectives for your course that align with the Goals and Learning Outcomes specified by the Core Council. The learning objectives should be specific and measurable knowledge, skills, attributes, and habits that students are expected to achieve and demonstrate as a result of their educational experiences in the course. Only learning objectives applicable to core outcomes need to be included.

Examples of learning objectives are as follows:

  • “Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to define key concepts in probability sampling designs.”
  • “Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to explain the relevance of human trafficking in various parts of the world.”
  • “Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to develop rubrics to assess student performance.”
  • “Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to analyze current research in juvenile justice.”
  • “Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to evaluate intrinsic and extrinsic motivations of juvenile offenders.”
  • “Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to compare and contrast the social barriers of disabled individuals.”



In this section, please list the types of assignments that will be used to teach and assess the learning objectives.


Please provide a narrative on how the assignments listed in the proposal will achieve the learning objectives specified for the course. Also in this section, feel free to provide any additional comments you wish for the Core Council to consider before making a decision on the course. Although not required, we welcome any supplementary information you wish to provide with the proposal (i.e., syllabus, schedule).

Important Note About the Submission Process

We have provided a blank form beside the online submission link. This is to enable you to gather all necessary information prior to submitting the course online. Once you start the submission process, you must complete it. There is no save option.

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